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Allen Motor Company Records

Identifier: MsC0874

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Scope and Contents

The papers consist largely of financial records, marketing materials and photographs and cover a broad range of industry related, social, and political issues.


  • Creation: 1903-2006


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.


4.50 Linear Feet

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Records of the oldest auto dealership in Iowa, including financial records, newsletters, and photographs.

Method of Acquisition

The records were donated by Allen R. Chapman in 2007.

Related Materials

Two brochures were removed from this collection and cataloged for the x collection. They are: xfTL215 B95 G454 1955 - 1955 Buick : forefront of fashion, thrill of the year xfTL215 C27 G454 1940 - Presenting America's finest motor cars : two new Cadillac-Fleetwoods, four new Cadillacs including the lowest-priced Cadillac V-8 ever built

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
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